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Seminar Series

We are very pleased to announce the continuation of the STS Departmental Seminar Series.

Event details will be posted prior to the event here and through the Grad New STS York mailing list. If you do not have access to either of these please contact the Seminar Series Coordinator (Hélène Mialet at 

The Research Seminar Series in Science, Technology and Society features seminars on a wide range of STS-related topics. Sponsored by the Department of Science, Technology and Society and coordinated by our members, the series is now in its 28th Year and it has hosted over 500 speakers from Canada and around the world. 

The series is open to the public, and STS majors are especially encouraged to attend. 

Please circulate this to interested colleagues, and look forward to seeing you there.  

Upcoming Events

Fall 2022 Schedule*

The seminar will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm and will be in person BC 203 (Bethune College). Lunch will be provided. Please come! It is a unique opportunity to reconnect, meet and talk. 

Tuesday September 20th, 2022
12:00pm to 1:30pm
203 Norman Bethune CollegePrivacy Online and "The Biggest Lie on The Internet"
Jonathan Obar (Communication and Media Studies, York University)
Tuesday October 4th, 2022
12:00pm to 1:30pm
320 Norman Bethune CollegeIndigo and Cosmotechnics
Ganeale Langlois (Communication and Media Studies, York University
Tuesday October 25th, 2022
12:00pm to 1:30pm
203 Norman Bethune CollegeComputing Taste: Care and Control in Algorithmic Music Recommendation
Nick Saver (Anthropology, Tufts University)
Tuesday November 8th, 2022
12:00 to 1:30pm
203 Norman Bethune CollegeForays in Decolonizing Biology: Thinking about What Mushrooms Live For
Michael Hataway (Anthropology and Sociology, Simon Fraser University)
Tuesday November 29th, 2022
12:00 to 1:30pm
203 Norman Bethune CollegeTranshumanistic Visions and the Future: How do Radical Futures Impact Technological Development
Dayna Jeffrey (STS Graduate Program, York University)

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